Grace's Guide To British Industrial History

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Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 149,657 pages of information and 235,472 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Stevensons (Dyers)

From Graces Guide

of Amber Dye Works, Ambergate, Derby.

1893 Established by James Francis Stevenson at Belper.

1908 Moved to the Amber Dye Works, Ambergate.

1951 Acquired by Thomas Tilling.

1963 Acquired by Nottingham Manufacturing Co who also acquired the remainder of Precision Processes (Textiles) not already owned by Stevensons[1] - later became Coats Viyella.

1984 was still a subsidiary of Nottingham Manufacturing Co[2]

2006 Works closed.

See Also

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times Oct. 16, 1963
  2. 1984 Nottingham Annual report